|Above, a view of Mount Fuji from a shinkansen. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
For those who want to see Japan's symbol, Mount Fuji for either sightseeing or hiking but wonder how to reach the mountain, City-Cost.com has all the information needed.
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Everytime I see Mount Fuji, I unconsciously gasp and marvel at the beauty and grandeur (and that almost perfect symmetry). "Magical (if frustratingly elusive)" is the only way I can describe this symbol of Japan. Granted, Mount Fuji stands at 3776 meters, spans the border between Shizuoka Prefecture and Yamanashi Prefecture and can be seen from hundreds of kilometers away, but there is something really special about seeing this mountain up close. So where can we go around the area to bask in the glory of this iconic peak (other than top the top)? We take a look at a number of best Mt. Fuji view points and how much it costs to get from Tokyo to the Mt. Fuji area.
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